HOUSE AWARDS APPROVAL TO GROUND-BREAKING WIRELESS BROADBAND SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY BILL

Montgomery – The Alabama House on Tuesday awarded its approval to the Wireless Infrastructure Renovation for Education Act, which is more commonly known as the “WIRED Act” and would provide wireless broadband access in all of the state’s K-12 public schools.

The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Donnie Chesteen (R – Geneva) and championed by Rep. Bill Poole (R-Tuscaloosa) the House Education Budget Committee Chair, is included in the House Republican Caucus’s “Right for Alabama Agenda” that was announced prior to the session’s start.

SPEAKER MIKE HUBBARD ANNOUNCES HOUSE LEADERSHIP FOR 2014-2018 QUADRENNIUM

SPEAKER MIKE HUBBARD ANNOUNCES HOUSE LEADERSHIP FOR 2014-2018 QUADRENNIUM

MONTGOMERY – Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) on Wednesday announced the individuals from across the state that have been selected for leadership positions during the 2014 – 2018 quadrennium.

“We’ve made tremendous strides over the past four years towards improving education, growing the economy, and protecting the rights and values that Alabamians hold dear.  I am confident that this group of legislators will continue to lead our fight and move Alabama forward,” Hubbard said.  “The backgrounds, talents, and proven leadership of each of …

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HOUSE APPROVES “ALABAMA TAXPAYER AUDIT PROTECTION ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REP. WAYNE JOHNSON

HOUSE APPROVES “ALABAMA TAXPAYER AUDIT PROTECTION ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REP. WAYNE JOHNSON

The Alabama House on Thursday awarded its approval to the “Alabama Taxpayer Audit Protection Act,” a measure sponsored by State Rep. Wayne Johnson (R – Ryland) and designed to prevent revenue officials within the state from targeting politically active groups and individuals in a manner similar to Barack Obama and the Internal Revenue Service.

The bill is included in the House Republican Caucus’ “Commonsense Conservative Agenda” that was announced prior to the start of the 2014 regular session.

“It’s no secret that Barack Obama and his Internal …

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HOUSE APPROVES REP. PAUL DEMARCO’S “TAXPAYERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS” LEGISLATION

HOUSE APPROVES REP. PAUL DEMARCO’S “TAXPAYERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS” LEGISLATION

 Montgomery – The Alabama House on Thursday awarded its approval to the “Alabama Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights II,” a measure sponsored by State Representative Paul DeMarco (R – Homewood) that streamlines the process for appealing both state and local tax assessments and ensures fairness throughout.

The bill is included in the House Republican Caucus’ “Commonsense Conservative Agenda” that was announced prior to the start of the session.

“This bill will ensure that businesses and individual taxpayers choosing to appeal tax assessments are given a …

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HOUSE APPROVES “BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY STREAMLINING ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REP. GREG WREN

HOUSE APPROVES “BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY STREAMLINING ACT” SPONSORED BY STATE REP. GREG WREN

Montgomery – As part of its continuing efforts to empower small business owners and create a pro-business atmosphere within the state, the Alabama House on Thursday awarded its approval to the “Business Personal Property Streamlining Act” a measure sponsored by State Rep. Greg Wren (R – Montgomery) and included in the House Republican Caucus’ “Commonsense Conservative Agenda” that was announced prior to the start of the 2014 regular session.

“Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy, but rather than offering them support …

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